To rev up for its inaugural 1980s pop culture convention in September, NostalgiaCon is currently on a cross-country Retro 80s road trip that will culminate on July 13 at Anaheim’s Decades Bar and Grill.
NostalgiaCon’s Retro 80s Road Trip is an 18 day, 4,000 mile coast-to-coast pop culture trivia tour sponsored by Best Western Hotels & Resorts. It began June 24 in New York City, and so far has visited the Cleveland house where “A Christmas Story” was filmed, The Bronx building that birthed the sound of Hip-hop, the D.C. hotel where President Reagan was almost assassinated, and the Philadelphia stadium that hosted ‘Live Aid’.
The road trip culminates with a retro meet-up on July 13 in Anaheim at Decades Bar and Grill, Orange County’s premier 80s and 90s-themed restaurant and bar. Other remaining tour dates include:
• Dallas, TX – July 4-5
• Albuquerque, NM – July 6
• The Grand Canyon – July 7
• Las Vegas, NV – July 8-9
• Simi Valley, CA – July 10
• Los Angeles, CA – July 11-12
The road trip is promoting NostalgiaCon’s Ultimate 80s convention, featuring appearances and performances from ‘80s icons, which will be held this September 28 & 29 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The convention lineup includes appearances with era icons including Val Kilmer (‘Top Gun’), Cary Elwes (‘Prince Bride’, ‘Stranger Things’), Erik Estrada (‘Chips’), Matt Frewer (‘Max Headroom’, ‘The Stand’), Michael Winslow (‘Police Academy’, ‘Spaceballs’), Loni Anderson (‘WKRP in Cincinnati’) and Taimak (‘The Last Dragon’), among others.
Music expert, and radio personality, Mark Goodman, whom was enlisted as one of MTV’s first VJs and hosted ‘Live Aid,’ the historic televised global benefit concert that captivated over one billion music fans in 1985, will MC two concert nights at Nostalgiacon80s, featuring a line-up of legendary musicians.
Visit NostalgiaCon80s.com for more tickets or information, and follow the road trip on Instagram (@NostalgiaCon80s), Facebook (@NostalgiaCon80s), and Twitter (@NostalgiaCon80s). Then watch these videos for more 1980s nostalgia: